PARKLAND, FLA. (WSVN) - The all clear has been given at Westglades Middle School after deputies investigated a threat.
Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies and Coral Springs Police put area schools, including nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in a code yellow lockdown just after 9 a.m., Friday after a threat that was called in.
BSO officials said they searched the school out of an abundance of caution after the call was made.
It was later determined the call was a prank.
7SkyForce HD hovered over Westglades Middle School, located at 11000 Holmberg Rd., where a police presence could be seen.
Just before 10:30 a.m., authorities gave the all clear and the lockdowns were lifted.
Update 1/29/2021 at 10:25 AM: All schools have been released from the precautionary code yellow. There is no threat at Westglades Middle at this time. Thank you for your patience pic.twitter.com/fZwWPaUUEO
— Coral Springs Police (@CoralSpringsPD) January 29, 2021
On Thursday afternoon, a bomb threat was phoned-in to Cypress Bay High School in Weston. It remains unclear if the threats are connected.
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